INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1942.
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Chapter 113
February 24, 1942 [S. 1368] |  [Public Law 465] 56 Stat. 121

AN ACT
Relating to lands of the Klamath and Modoc Tribes and the Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 113 Klamath Tribe of Indians. Lands to be held in trust.
Chap. 113 Proviso. Restrictions, etc.
Chap. 113 25 U. S. C. § 412a.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to receive on behalf of the United States from individual members of the Klamath Tribe of Indians voluntarily executed deeds to such lands as said Indians may own in fee simple free from all encumbrances, said lands to be held in trust by the United States for said Indians and their heirs; and, whenever restricted funds are used for the purchase of lands for individual members of the Klamath Tribe of Indians, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, in his discretion, to take title to said lands in the United States, the same to be held in trust for said individual Indians: Provided, however, That while any of the foregoing lands are held in trust by the United States for said Indians, the same shall be subject to the same restrictions, immunities, and exemptions as homesteads purchased out of trust or restricted funds of individual Indians pursuant to section 2 of the Act of June 20, 1936 (ch. 622, 49 Stat. 1542), as amended by the Act of May 19, 1937 (ch. 227, 50 Stat. 188, sec. 2), except the restrictions, immunities, or exemptions of the second proviso of said Act as so amended.

SEC. 2.

As used in this Act the term “Klamath Tribe of Indians”

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includes the Klamath and Modoc Tribes, and the Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians.

Approved, February 24, 1942.


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